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Liu Xiaobo relative convicted of fraud

The brother-in-law of Chinese political activist Liu Xiaobo has been convicted of fraud. Supporters say the 11 year prison sentence handed down to Liu Hui is out of proportion. Liu Xiaobo himself is currently imprisoned for inciting subversion of state power, while his wife, Liu Hui's sister, is under strict house arrest. The family says the latest conviction is part of an official vendetta.

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